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The USA Skateboarding Toyota 2019 National Championships Kicks Off This Weekend in Vista

First Olympic Qualifying Event of the Second Season for U.S. Skaters

Skateboarders to be Named to the USA Skateboarding 2020 National Team Following the National Championships Weekend Event

Vista CA— For the first time in Olympic history, skateboarding will make its debut at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games with the addition of Men’s and Women’s Park and Street Skateboarding disciplines.

The event takes place at the CA | TF in Vista, California for the inaugural USA Skateboarding Toyota 2019 National Championships October 16-20, 2019 where there will be five disciplines:  Men’s and Women’s Park, Men’s and Women’s Street, and Adaptive Street.

This Olympic qualifying event is the first points earning opportunity for American skaters in the second season of Olympic Qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. With the support of  Toyota and Nike, USA Skateboarding will introduce the 2020 USA Skateboarding National Team named for the second and final season of Olympic Qualifying.

Who:   Members of the USA Skateboarding 2020 Men’s and Women’s National Team for both Park and Street disciplines will be present.

Qualifying

Info:    Men’s and Women’s, Street and Park disciplines will receive Olympic Qualifying points through 42nd place in the final standings of each event. These points will count towards one of the 5 results                      in season two of Olympic Qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games unless they are replaced by 5 higher points total results before the end of qualifying, May 31, 2020.

  • 1st Place – 3330 Olympic Qualifying WSR points
  • 2nd Place – 2000 Olympic Qualifying WSR points
  • 3rd Place – 1200 Olympic Qualifying WSR points

When

October 18

  • 12pm – 3pm  Men’s Street Semifinals
  • 3pm – 6pm   Women’s Park Semifinals

October 19 

  • 12pm – 3pm   Women’s Street Semifinals
  • 3pm – 6pm    Men’s Park Semifinals
  • 6pm – 8pm    Adaptive Street Semifinals

 October 20

  • >9:30am – 10:30am  Men’s Street FINALS
  • 10:30am – 11:30am Women’s Park FINALS
  •  11:30am – 12:30pm  Women’s Street FINALS
  •  12:30pm – 1:30pm Men’s Park FINALS
  •  2pm – 3pm  Adaptive Street FINALS
  •  3:30pm – 4pm  National 2020 Team Announcement

Where: The CA Training Facility – 1410 Vantage Court; Vista California 92081

Livestream:    Watch all the finals events and team announcement live – https://www.instagram.com/berrics/    

For more information visit- https://theboardr.com/events/3538


About USA Skateboarding

As the recognized governing body for skateboarding in the United States, USA Skateboard- ing (USAS) is responsible for the selection, training, and fielding of national teams that com- pete in the Olympic Games, Pan American Games, and other sanctioned team events. USAS is also responsible for the development of youth skateboarding initiatives that support grassroots programs, education, licensing, and safety while respecting and enhancing the existing culture of skateboarding in the United States. USAS is dedicated to promoting and supporting the sport of Skateboarding while striving to guarantee that Skateboarding contin- ues to provide the unique characteristics relevant to the sport’s participants, and maintaining the integrity and authenticity of Skateboarding as a sport, a passion, and a lifestyle. For more information, visit USASkateboarding.net.

About Toyota

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